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Letter from Gunter Kohlhaw to MLK

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Dr. Gunter B. Kohlhaw shares the memorable experience of hearing Dr. King deliver a sermon while attending Sunday service at Ebenezer Baptist Church. Kohlhaw also requests copies of Dr. King's collection of sermons.

Friday, October 14, 1966

Letter from MLK to Rev. Charles B. McConnell

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Dr. King thanks Rev. McConnell for his words of encouragement and financial contribution following the bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. King explains that Americans of all races and ethnicities must join together in this common cause to achieve American community.

Thursday, October 31, 1963

Introduction of Edward M. Kennedy

Dr. King introduces Robert Kennedy at a gathering in Jackson, Mississippi, calling him a "capable statesman" with a "great social vision."

Letter from Harry Boyte to Celia Howard Casey

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Harry Boyte writes Celia Casey, on behalf of Dr. King, to express appreciation for her letter.

Tuesday, August 13, 1963

God

Dr. King quotes Plato's views regarding God.

Statement by Linda Dannenbreg

In this statement, Linda Danneberg protests the war in Vietnam by discussing the formation of the Student Mobilization Committee. She also expounds on the organization's upcoming national conference in Chicago, Illinois.

Civilian Review Board in New York City

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The author asserts that the New York community should initiate a new program by the Unity Council to include the appointment of an independent Civilian Review Board. This tactic is thought to bring peace and tranquility to the community.

Friday, July 31, 1964

Letter from Rev. L. K. Jackson to MLK

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Reverend L. K. Jackson thanks Dr. King for his hospitality while he was in Atlanta. Jackson states that his only regret was not seeing more of Dr. King and his wife.

Tuesday, April 9, 1963

Letter from J. Ross Flanagan to MLK

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Dr. King is invited by the Interreligious Committee on Vietnam to speak at a mass meeting in Washington, DC. A handwritten notation indicates that Dr. King cannot accept the invitation.

Tuesday, May 4, 1965

Letter from Eleanor A. Lofton of the Pittsburgh Courier to MLK

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Eleanor Lofton, Acting Publisher for the Pittsburgh Courier, asks Dr. King to include a message for the "Brotherhood" edition of their publication. Lofton explains that they are seeking "all men of goodwill" to be a part of the edition and that they will be anticipating his timely response.

Wednesday, January 27, 1965

Adverse Letter to MLK

In this letter, opposition is asserted as the author places into question Dr. King's decency and religion.

Letter from Irene S. Heath to MLK

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Professor Irene Heath writes from Uruguay to suggest white missionary activity in Africa end, and that Dr. King and other black Christian leaders return to Africa to do missionary work there.

Monday, December 28, 1964

Letter from Lucille D. Anderson to MLK inviting him to Philadelphia

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In this letter, Dr. King's presence is requested by Lucille Anderson in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Monday, January 8, 1968

Telegram from Walter T. Dixon to MLK

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Walter T. Dixon, a City Councilman from Baltimore, congratulates Dr. King on receiving the Nobel Peace Prize.

Saturday, October 17, 1964

Letter from Benjamin Mays to Editors of the New York Times

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In this letter, Mays addresses the editors of the New York Times about an article on equal employment opportunity. Mays states that he was not consulted by the article's author. As a result, he was misquoted. Mays uses the remainder of the article to clarify his position on equal employment programs.

Monday, August 20, 1962

Telegram from MLK to President Johnson about Howard Address

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Dr. King writes to President Lyndon B. Johnson expressing appreciation and admiration for his speech at the Howard University Commencement.

Monday, June 7, 1965

Letter from Dudley Babcock to MLK

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Dudley P. Babcock writes to Dr. King to assure him he supports his civil rights leadership but questions his involvement in the Vietnam War protests. Babcock reminds Dr. King that there are always pacifists who might need to accept war in order to prevent more war, citing the example of Neville Chamberlain and the escalation of violence in World War II.

Saturday, October 14, 1967

Letter from Martin Kessler to MLK

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Martin Kessler sends Dr. King an article by Daniel P. Moynihan entitled "Is There Really an Urban Crisis?" Moynihan addresses issues of the economic and social conditions in America in the interview with Challenge Magazine.

Thursday, November 10, 1966

Resurrection (Barth's View)

Dr. King quotes a passage from Hugh Mackintosh's "Types of Modern Theology" concerning Barth's views on resurrection.

Jeremiah

In this series of ten notecards, Dr. King breaks down the Book of Jeremiah into mutiple sections, including chapters and versus regarding Good, knowledge, sin, and forgiveness.

Subsidized Housing Project Proposal

In this proposal for an Atlanta based housing project for low income families, the terms and conditions are drawn out amongst all organizations involved. These consist of Ebenezer Baptist Charitable Foundation, the Federal Housing Insuring Office, the Housing Authority, the Federal National Mortgage Association, Mauldower and Paterson, Joe Robinson and James S. Robinson. Additionally, Dr. Martin Luther King, Sr. and Jr. are described in a brief biography as reference to the leadership involved in the undertaking.

Interview about Refusal to Seat Julian Bond

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This is transcript of a question and answer period following a news conference at which Dr. King made a statement regarding the Georgia State Legislature's refusal to seat Julian Bond after Bond announced his support of a Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) news release opposing the Vietnam War. King led a protest rally to the state house.

Wednesday, January 12, 1966

Letter to Harry J. Cargas from Dora McDonald

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Ms. McDonald responds to Mr. Cargas' letter which included an enclosure of the December issue of "The Queen's Work,"a publication of The Sodality of Our Lady society. Ms. McDonald tells the sender that Dr. King is out of town, and the package will be brought to his attention upon his return to Atlanta.

Monday, December 9, 1963

Letter from Gunnar Fagerberg to MLK

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Dr. King is the recipient of this invitation to speak made by the students of the Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden.

Sunday, November 1, 1964

Letter from David Joel to MLK

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In this letter, Joel writes Dr. King requesting assistance with a term paper on "Black Power". Joel is a sophomore at Briarcliff High School and is writing a term paper for his World History course. He hopes that King can offer a more clear explanation of the "Negro situation" and he also includes specific questions for King to answer.

Friday, January 12, 1968

Letter from Agnes Rudell to MLK

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Ms. Rudell suggests that Dr. King should relocate to another country due to his dissatisfaction with the United States of America.

Sunday, July 30, 1967

Get well letter from Nicholas Altomerianos to MLK

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Nicholas Altomerianos, Mayor of Charles Evan Hughes High School in New York, sent Dr. King this get well letter on behalf of its faculty and students.

Friday, September 26, 1958

Sin

Dr. King quotes Isaiah 9:17, a passage from the Bible concerning sin.

Invitation to President Kennedy's Inauguration Reception

The Distinguished Hospitality Committee of the Inaugural Committee invite Dr. and Mrs. King to attend a reception preceding the inauguration of President-elect John F. Kennedy and Vice President-elect Lyndon B. Johnson.

Letter from W. C. Dobbins to MLK

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W.C. Dobbins, of the Pensacola Council of Ministers, follows up with Dr. King to request his presence at a mass meeting to be held in either September or October.

Wednesday, May 29, 1963

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